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S&H 2 Bore
Country of origin

United States of America

Manufacturers

Schroeder & Hetzendorfer

Designer

Rudolph Schroeder

Year(s) designed

N/A

Year production began

N/A

Cartridge type

Semi-rimmed

Parent cartridge

Proprietary

Overall length

N/A

Case length

3.50" (88.9mm)

Rim diameter

1.49" (37.846mm)

Rim thickness

.125" (3.175mm)

Rifling twist

1:48"

Muzzle velocity

1,200-1,500 ft/s (370-460 m/s)

Primer type

CCI #35

The S&H 2 Bore, also known as S&H 2 Bore Black Powder Express, is a big game hunting cartridge developed and produced by Schroeder & Hetzendorfer.

Design DetailsEdit

It is a black powder express cartridge designed from the ground up with a proprietary case as a "true 2 bore" cartridge, that is, in the context of the number of round balls the size of the bore needed to make 1 pound. The casing is CNC machined in a high precision, heavy duty design for chambered black powder rifles. It can accommodate a mammoth 3,500 grain (226.80 grams or a half-pound) solid brass FNTC bullet that fires at a muzzle velocity of 1,500 feet per second at 17,487 ft-lbs of energy. This makes for immense recoil, as one could imagine. The casing could also accommodate a 3,350 grain (217 grams) lead ball that fires at a muzzle velocity 1,200 feet per second.

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